Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find answers to questions about everything from Social Security benefits to employment to affordable and accessible housing.
National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center
American Academy of Pediatrics Children’s Oral Health
University of Washington School of Dentistry
Factsheets for different diagnoses for dental guidance for parents, medical, and oral health providers
Bright Futures materials for families are available on a wide range of mental, physical and emotional health issues for children from the prenatal months through age 21. And health professionals have found that providing Bright Futures materials promotes positive interaction with the families whose children are in their care. http://brightfutures.aap.org/Family_Resources.html
HealthCare.gov - Affordable Care Act
Arizona Children’s Rehabilitative Services
This series of videos addresses various topics that will help young people with disabilities navigate the job search process. The videos star young professionals that either have disabilities themselves or work with college students with disabilities. These videos are intended to provide you with real-life information and personal experiences. http://www.dol.gov/odep/wrp/Videos.htm
Your Job Search Video Topics:
Got Transition is the National Health Care Transition Center that aims to support the best possible transitions from pediatric to adult models of health care for youth with and without special health care needs. http://www.gottransition.org/
Health Care Transition Workbooks (Youth and Parents versions)
Three different workbooks (ages 12-14, 15-17, and 18+) for youth and their families to separately assess how prepared they are for transition, then to work together to create a healthcare transition plan. From Florida’s Developmental Disabilities Council.
Online Transition Training for Families and Healthcare Professionals
Five chapters of video clips and related resources to help families and providers develop and implement successful healthcare transition plans for youth with special needs. From Florida’s Developmental Disabilities Council.
Kids As Self Advocates (KASA)
Parenting After Trauma: Understanding Your Child’s Needs
A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Documents/FamilyHandout.pdf